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Report Finds Gambling At a Slowdown in Illinois
For years, a Rockford casino has been discussed as part of a gaming expansion bill in Springfield. But a new report could cool talks of any new facilities in the state.
According to the Springfield State Journal-Register, a report from the Illinois Legislature says that despite growth in video gambli…
Tourism Experts Testify on Potential Chicago Casino
CHICAGO (AP) — Tourism industry officials say a Chicago casino could generate much-needed revenue along with sparking economic development in the city.
Choose Chicago, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and hotel associations testified before a lawmaker panel Monday about gambling expansion pl…
Gaming Expansion Bills Again Under Consideration
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
Here's another chance for Illinois lawmakers to put a casino in Chicago.
Two chances, actually.
It's early, yet, but a bill under consideration would finally expand gambling such that the state would have its 11th casino, but the first in the state&apo…
New Report Says Illinois Gambling Revenue Is Increasing
Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network
Video gambling has been legal for two years in Illinois, and there’s a difference of opinion of whether it’s the reason for a low tide for casinos in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
An annual report from the state’…
Back To The Drawing Board For Rockford Casino Bill
Ryan Hermes -- Illinois Radio Network
It’s a return to the drawing board for the architect of a long-stalled gambling expansion plan in Illinois.
Claiming the bill wasn’t ready, State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island) did not call gambling expansion for a vote at the end of…
Illinois Gambling Opponents Want A Vote Prior To Casino Expansion
Jim Anderson - Illinois Radio Network
Anti-gambling forces want local referenda in any of the places being eyed for a new casino.
It’s what communities deserve, says the Rev. John Alan Boryk, a retired United Methodist pastor from Des Plaines and part of the Stop Predatory Gamblin…